Several factors contribute to the wide-scale proliferation of counterfeit and pirated products in Vietnam.
Brands, maritime operators and US law enforcement seek to stop maritime transportation of counterfeits
Representatives from major global brands, maritime companies and US law enforcement agencies met in Washington DC today to determine how to work together to stop the maritime transportation of counterfeit goods.
Brands and maritime operators propose best practices for tackling counterfeit goods in maritime supply chains
New “Know Your Customer, Due Diligence and Maritime Supply Chain Integrity” Best Practices Paper launched at Global Intellectual Property Crime Conference in Dubai. Dubai, 26 September 2018 Representatives from major global brands and maritime companies have developed a set of best practices for the maritime industry to reduce the volume of counterfeits shipped around [...]
Unwitting or not, landlords are key intermediaries in the US$917 billion global trade in counterfeit goods. Here are several steps landlords can take to combat illegal economic activity.
ICC welcomes NIPRC signing of Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit
The US National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (NIPRC) has become the latest signatory of the historic Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit Goods (DOI).
New “Know Your Customer” Best Practices Paper to be launched at major shipping industry conference in Long Beach.
How prepared are brand owners and businesses to adapt to rapidly changing social, technological, and cultural landscapes, both locally and globally? New Delhi, 22 February 2018 An International Trademark Association (INTA) workshop, to take place in India next month, aims to equip participants with the tools brands need to face present and future challenges. [...]
Protection by Indian Customs is becoming one of the most effective tools for brand owners to safeguard their consumers from fakes. A further enhancement of public-private cooperation to crack down on the trade in counterfeiting is required.
The escalating impact of counterfeiting and piracy on India’s economy and society has resulted in an evolution of the role of Customs authorities, from conventional fiscal functions to efforts to protect consumers from hazardous or sub-standard goods, including counterfeits, entering the country. New Dehli, 14 December 2017 To highlight the important role of Customs [...]
APL, Honda and Longchamp newest signatories of historic declaration to stamp out maritime shipping of counterfeits
The addition of 3 new signatories comes on the 1st anniversary of the signing of the original Declaration in Nov. 2017, by leading shipping companies, leading freight forwarders and major multinational brand owners.
A new paper from Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), an initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), reports on the role that landlords and property owners can play as intermediaries in the counterfeit or pirated goods supply chain if they lease their premises to those involved in trademark counterfeiting, copyright [...]
ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) has called on United Nations’ member states to protect consumers from health and safety risks posed by counterfeits and pirated goods. Geneva, 4 July 2017 Speaking at the Second Session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) on Consumer Protection Law and Policy of the [...]